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pure cul·ture

in the ordinary bacteriologic sense, a culture consisting of a single species and strain of a bacterium.

pure cul·ture

(pyūr kŭl'chŭr)
In the ordinary bacteriologic sense, a culture consisting of the descendants of a single cell.

pure culture

A culture of a single form of microorganism uncontaminated by other organisms.
See also: culture
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In this study, there was no significant difference among groups regarding their antibacterial activity, against pure cultures of E.
aureus and confirmed by the assisting licensed medical technologist, a pure culture of the differentiated S.
The goals of the research were: the isolation of pure cultures of lactic acid bacteria out of various natural substrates, the determination of their species, the study of their biological features and the most important production valuable properties, the creation of fermented functional foods on their basis, as well as production testing of the most active strains.
Assis (2003) PCR detection of Clostridiumchauvoei in pure cultures and in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues; Veterinary Microbiology 91: 239-248
Nematode inoculumIn order to make pure culture of sampled population, single egg mass inoculation of M.
Pure culture plates produced uniform colonies of same colour, showing the growth of one type of fungus, Aspergillus spp.
Single hyphal tips growing out of the tissue were isolated and sub-cultured on a mycologically rich medium, potato dextrose agar (PDA) and incubated at 28 [+ or -] 2[degrees]C and brought to pure culture. Purified cultures were assigned codes and stored in their vegetative form as slants.
Description: Gellan gum is a polysaccharide produced by fermentation of a pure culture of Sphingomonas elodea.
Blood samples also revealed a "pure culture of E.Coli," although the source of this was said to be "not clear."